Illyria Outdoor Theatre - A Midsummer Nights Dream
We can't wait to welcome back the incredible Illyria Outdoor Theatre to Cockington Court. These popular performances in the grounds of Cockington Court book up fast, so be sure to book your tickets well in advance.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Five couples – three human, one fairy, and one mythical – find their relationships sorely tested, intimately probed and indecently exposed when a troupe of amateur theatricals bumble into the forest to rehearse a play.
Shakespeare's timeless comic masterpiece explores every colour in the spectrum of love, from arranged marriage to elopement, from infatuation to hatred, from chivalric devotion to raw sex. Add to this bawdy mix a heady brew of confusion, magic and mischief, and you have the most perfectly frothy comedy for a moonlit summer evening.
Gates open 5.30pm
Performance time 6.30pm
Running time (approx): 2hrs 20mins (including 20 minute interval)
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